The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 65 87 81
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 5 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.82% 0.38% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.39% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 9
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 592 774 941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.73% 98.47% 99.16%
Number of salaries quoted 545 741 725
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Southampton

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Southampton.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Southampton

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Southampton over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Southampton

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) WPF
4 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) MVVM
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
5 3 (33.33%) NServiceBus
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) SaaS
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) RESTful
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) HTML

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) MVVM
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Physics
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) F#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PhD
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago